Eastern Shore Crab and Leek Pot Pie

During the colder months we offer a “High Tea” at the Brampton Inn. Contrary to popular believes “High Tea” or “Meat Tea” as it is also called, is a more sturdy affair and much closer to supper than the elegant “Afternoon Tea”. This crab pot … Continue reading

Hamburger Soup

Years ago when I moved from St. Louis to Hanover, PA, I had a recipe for Hamburger Soup.  It’s a staple of Blueberry Hill in the U City Loop, and, unfortunately I have misplaced the recipe.  So I googled it, … Continue reading

Tomato Tortellini Soup

This is a fast and easy soup.   Pair it with a loaf of crusty bread and a plate of fruit and cheese and you can have dinner on the table in 20 minutes. INGREDIENTS For 4 servings 2 cups chicken … Continue reading

Forest Hills Zucchini Soup

This recipe is from one of my favorite cookbooks, “Applehood and Motherpie” by The Rochester Junior League. While it’s perfect in the summer when zucchini is at its peak, it is do-able all year long.  And before we even THOUGHT … Continue reading

Cream of Roasted Tomato Soup

Comfort food at it’s best. Perfect on cold winter days. INGREDIENTS: 2 28 oz. cans, whole tomatoes, drained, juice reserved 2 Tbs. brown sugar 2 Tbs. olive oil 2 Tbs. unsalted butter 1 small sweet onion (Vidalia), minced (very small dice) … Continue reading

Tuscan Tomato Soup (aka Perfect for a Cold Day)

We do a fair amount of all day meetings and serve lunch to the participants. This is one of the easiest yet one of the tastiest soups we serve! INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups of cubed French or Italian bread Drizzle … Continue reading

White Chocolate Brownies

Every evening our guests will find desserts on the sideboard in our Dining Room.  White Chocolate Brownies are a frequent addition to the buffet and they are delish!  They are butter.  They are chocolate.  They are white chocolate.  What is … Continue reading

I’m dreaming of a lemon reamer……

We do an Evening Dessert Buffet nightly at The William Henry Miller Inn. One of the very favorite desserts (and guests never seem to tire of these!) are our homemade Lemon Bars. This afternoon as I reached for a fresh lemon … Continue reading

A little bubbly!

It kind of happened by accident, but we have found that when we’re making scrambled eggs, pancakes or waffles, we substitute club soda for half of the liquid that is called for. Makes for a fluffier and lighter product! The … Continue reading